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blinky

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Can't Resist: Tiago Splitter's Recovery
« on: June 19, 2016, 12:01:18 PM »
https://www.instagram.com/p/BGwwYs5M_lf/?taken-by=tgo_splitter


Former SA Spur, current Atlanta Hawk, had one hip done by Dr Su.


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Frontera

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Re: Can't Resist: Tiago Splitter's Recovery
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2016, 12:19:38 PM »
cool story, blinky:) I'm also a big basketball fan and played some competitive when I was healthy. Will use for motivation. 3 days left till surgery.

karlos.bell

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Re: Can't Resist: Tiago Splitter's Recovery
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2016, 05:17:32 AM »
 :) Try being a bilateral and doing it. But not at 4 months...... about 14, and about half his age........ I feel like a real old fella pack horse style. Test would be put a bungee around his feet then frog jump now that would test out his strength... Seems good faster recovery when your that young. Yep those resurfaced hips can take a hiding. Cheers K 8)
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Re: Can't Resist: Tiago Splitter's Recovery
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2018, 08:24:07 PM »
He had to retire--here's a link:http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/22505571/tiago-splitter-former-spurs-champion-retires-nba. He came back and played in the NBA after resurfacing, but his other hip needed surgery, so given his age and the recuperation period, he decided to hang it up. Still an inspiring story.

 

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